What can we learn from Finland?

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Finland has consistently ranked highly in the PISA tables. Held every three years, the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) survey evaluates education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. How do the UK’s PISA rankings compare? Well, the results speak for themselves... Read more

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Teachers, technology and the future of learning

Thursday, 5 October 2017

This week’s blogger is former NEC GCSE English student Naila Din. This blog post is the first of two about the impact of technology in the classroom and looks at what technology means for teachers. The next post, which will look at the impact of technology on students, will be published in the new year... Read more

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Volunteering: sociability, skills and second careers

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Every year in the first week of June, Volunteers Week celebrates the 19 million people who offer their time and skills for free to the UK’s thousands of charities. Volunteers are involved in a huge range of activities, from advocacy and administration, to teaching refugees to speak English and primary pupils to read... Read more

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